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Simulations & Virtual Labs
ACS Virtual Chemistry and Simulations
Chemistry moves from the lab and the classroom to the computer, as working in a virtual chemistry laboratory and viewing simulations provide additional ways of learning chemistry.
The ChemCollective, organized by a group from Carnegie Mellon, shares virtual labs, simulations, and molecular level visualizations for chemistry.
Merlot Simulation Collection
The Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) at the California State University has collected descriptions and links to a huge number of simulations, with peer review ratings and comments, and information on their appropriateness for various levels.
MIT OpenCourseWare Digital Lab Techniques Manual
Videos of common chemistry laboratory techniques
Simulations and lesson guides for students (which requires Java).
PhET Interactive Simulations
PhET, based at the University of Colorado at Boulder, offers over four dozen chemistry-based simulations. Users can search by subject and grade level. Many have been translated into different languages.
Virtual Chemistry Experiments
Professor David N. Blauch of Davidson College presents several interactive experiment simulations on topics such as equilibrium, kinetics, crystal structure, phase changes, gases, and more.